We offer more than 30 years of professional mediation and coaching experience to help you avoid costly litigation and find the most positive outcome to difficult conflicts. Our unique approach integrates contractual expertise with family coaching to provide a comprehensive way forward and a result that works for everyone.
Our mediation service protect the interest of the family in cases of divorce, child custody, inheritance, business interests, responsibility for family members and the resolution of general conflicts.
In business, mediation is an efficient and effective option in many cases of debt, collections, employment issues, contracts, agreements between partners, trade secrets, unfair competition and technology. It isn’t always necessary to take time away from your business and spend it in a courtroom.
We are certified by the courts to make mediations in court appointed cases and in the ones that the sides of a demand select us as mediators. You can select us also by clicking on this attachment to appoint us as your mediator in Superior Court civil action
Our Family Mediation service is supplemented by coaching which we provide to our clients on their life projects. When we are immersed in our circumstances and we do not stop to think, it is easy to see just the complications in life and be blind to what is positive. We can change our attitude towards those difficulties by breaking paradigms and opening new perspectives of the same situation. A coach can help you accomplish this.
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We are a firm of qualified professionals with vast international experience in mediation and family coaching
Mr. Richard Bethencourt is a Superior Court Mediator and a Family Mediator. Since 1982, his intense involvement with business transactions across countries has earned him an ability to find solutions to apparently opposing views. Also, the dynamics of leading his nine children contributes greatly to provide an effective mediation for couples and families. He is an International member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Venezuelan Bar of Attorneys. An advocate for the Tribunal of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh. Bilingual (English-Spanish). Enjoys playing the piano, reading philosophy, doing gardening and snow-skiing and, undoubtedly, soccer.
Certified Coach and Family Consultant
Luisana Bethencourt is the wife of Dr. Bethencourt and has devoted her life to educate the nine children they have had. Now, because her children have grown up, she has decided to dedicate herself to support other families to move forward their life’s projects by helping them stablish the Sensitive Periods of their kids and designing Actions plans that help to develop their abilities. She is a Certified Advisor by the Pan-American Institute of Family Education – IPEF (Caracas, Venezuela), Franklin Covey International and the International Coach Federation in U.S.A.
Through considerable international business practice, Bethencourt Mediations has achieved a wealth of different legal solutions, which allows new insights into your case, give it change in perspective and solve it, perhaps, when you least expected.
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Nobody wants to be involved in legal problems, but, evidently, we can’t always avoid it. Mediation, in many cases, happens before the legal process and is always free of court tensions, long procedures and high costs. It offers a third-party perspective, that instantly creates potential for fruitful dialogue. Thus, it is no surprise that studies show that a significant number of cases are resolved before going to trial. If you are involved in a conflict or legal case, you should seriously consider mediation as an alternative.
Work ethic, patience and detail-oriented action are features attributed to Dr. Richard Bethencourt by former clients and friends. The following texts are a collection of impressions and reviews, all of which have two things in common: praise and satisfaction. Mr. Richard Bethencourt approaches all tasks with great attention to detail and treats all persons […]
Mediation at once recovers for the spouses an equal footing in their says. No one party has more power than the other party. The mediator does not advocate for either party but acts on behalf of both. All that has been said makes mediation look very good. And it is, but, there’s some instances in […]